[rescue] SGI and Intel (was: Another fine business decision for us axp-lovers)
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Wed Jun 27 02:41:42 CDT 2001
Dave McGuire wrote:
> > So, on NetBSD, how do they get around the fact that GCC sucks on most risc
> > implementations?
> I have NO idea. NetBSD is *really really fast* on Alpha machines. I
> guess I'd attribute it to lots of in-depth Alpha talent in a few of
> the core developers. Some of those guys have a frighteningly thorough
> knowledge of Alpha hardware.
Some time ago I talked to Ragge (NetBSD/VAX maintainer) and he spoke
some about ex-Digital folks helping with DEC hardware ports. NetBSD
still amazes me.
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